Lairce Vasconcelos was born in Barretos - SP - Brazil, on 03/08/38. She has been living in Campinas for thirty five years. Throughout her life she has been engaged in numerous activities since starting to work when she was eigth years old, among which: "bóia-fria" (informal harvesting labor). factory worker, secretary, actress, militant in politics, trade-unionist, judge (lay) in Labor Courts, etc. Attended several courses on Labor Law, including courses in Cuba. Was the leader of an organized movement for Amateur Theater having exercised functions in the board of municipal federation and in the state and
national confederations. Worked as an actress, director, set designer, author of adult and childrem plays, for which she received awards. Was a member of the Culture Board of Campinas. Retired, at sixty years of age enrolled in a law course, but left college after two years to dedicate more intensely to literature and paiting (oil on canvas). Is the mother of one son, the grandmother of five grandchildren and twice a great-grandmother.

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